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He needs all those guys behind him
Andrew Luck was forced to throw 45 times today and spent much of that time running for his life. Finishing with a dismal 52.9 quarterback rating, it was hardly the outing the team needed from its rookie quarterback. It's hardly his fault however.
Today's game plan probably didn't call for just 15 rushes, as the team spent much of the game playing from behind. Still it's a bit of a puzzler that they managed to average 4.2 yards per carry when they had no semblance of offensive rhythm. The ground game, while poorly utilized, was fairly efficient. Given Luck's struggles, Indy's going to need some solid, dependable ground support.
Since it appears the offense may struggle to move the ball, the defense has to be more capable of making plays. The Bears were surprisingly 4-12 on third down, but you wouldn't know that by looking at the final score. Specifically, they need to prevent big plays so the offense isn't always playing from behind.
They also must learn to take care of the ball. Indy's not good enough to turn the ball over five times and win. Three interceptions and two lost fumbles simply won't get the job done; if they take care of the football, there's a very good chance they could have won this game.
Finally, the coaching staff has to put together a low-risk, high-reward game plan that doesn't include lots of five and seven-step drops. The offensive line can't protect Luck for much more than a quick slant. They also can't open a hole for the backs, so they need to think sweep. The coaching staff may want to look at adapting the playbook not for Luck, but rather, the lack of talent around him.